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Fort Rotterdam

Ujung Pandang Street, Makassar, Indonesia
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Glorious Collonial Remaining

I've been to Amsterdam and saw the VOC Headquarter right in front the Amsterdam Centraal Train... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Radvrich R
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Benteng fort rotterdam

Near Losari beach at Makasar district 1. Historical of Makasar 2. Free tiket to enter 3. We can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jakarta, Indonesia
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“dutch colonial” (12 reviews)
“worth a visit” (16 reviews)
Ujung Pandang Street, Makassar, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've been to Amsterdam and saw the VOC Headquarter right in front the Amsterdam Centraal Train Station. Then I am thinking about this fort. Named after the Rotterdam city, this fort share the same collonial era glorious day. I love the architecture of this fortress...More

Thank Radvrich R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Near Losari beach at Makasar district 1. Historical of Makasar 2. Free tiket to enter 3. We can study about neolithikum ,paleolithikum,megalitikum era 4. The ritual culture of Bugis 5. The old jail 6. The traditional clothes and wedding items of Makasar ....

Thank rietasuade
Reviewed 1 week ago

Is only an old building. But is good to add your knowledge about the history. Need more attention from respective person about the building maintenance. Hard to find a parking lot

Thank B4YU
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I dont know what to do here, just walking around the fort. A little bit untreated but some spots are good for potography.

Thank arievo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This colonial era building is an icon of Makassar that worth a visit. It represents the history of the Bugis people fighting the Dutch colonial, Japanese occupation and so forth. There are many freelance guides to show you around and tells you the history. Occasionally...More

1  Thank Rendra H
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

It is a good place for historians, It has many photos of several traditional life in Sulawesi in colonialism era. The entrance ticket is only 5000 for local tourism. And 10.000 rupiah for foreigners.

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Thank FB_Nuha
Reviewed 6 November 2017

despite it located on busy street and visited by many people daily, but this structure showed the sign of abandoned building since there is lack of sign such as this building used as bla bla bla, and there was nothing a board map and the...More

Thank luqman h
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Actually the exhibition and collection of the museum is quite limited. In most building are located offices. There are large crowds of school kids that seem to be bored and as a foreigner you get a lot of attention which after a while is becoming...More

Thank Johannes52
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Ancient history place that was well taken care of, remind us how this country were under the Dutch conqueror years back. Great for photo taking and we loved the museum area. Love it.

Thank henryquinn67886
Reviewed 14 October 2017

a worthy place to visit in the afternoon whenever you find yourself in Makassar. Well maintained but sadly I still could find some trash in there :(

Thank anneqiranne
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Debbie M
23 March 2015|
Response from Ian S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Debbie the fort is in the central area, near the sea/boardwalk. Its not far from the ships from memory, in any case getting around Makassar is very easy by taxi or the minivan buses which run fixed routes around town. I... More